Increase of fitment factor under 7th Pay Commission
Increase of fitment factor from 2.57 to 3.68 under 7th CPC?
Is Government Contemplating to Increase Fitment Factor from 2.57 to 3.68 under 7th CPC? – Parliament Q&A
Increase of fitment factor under 7th CPC
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-2273
Shri Ravi Prakash Verma
Shri Neeraj Shekhar
(a) whether Government is contemplating to increase fitment factor from 2.57 to 3.68 under 7th CPC to all pay levels, as demanded by employees associations;
(b) if so, the details thereof and by when it would be announced; and
(c) if not, the reasons for betrayal from assurances given by Home Minister and Railway Minister etc. to employees associations in 2016?
Also Read: Pay Commission Reports – 27.07.2018 Updated
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(SHRI P. RADHAKRISHNAN)
(a) to (c): The Minimum Pay of Rs. 18,000 p.m. and Fitment Factor of 2.57 are based on the specific recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission in the light of the relevant factors taken into account by it. Therefore, no change therein is at present under consideration.
Increase in 7th CPC Minimum Pay and Fitment Factor – Confederation
“Increase in Minimum Pay and Fitment Formula will not come under the purview of National Anomaly Committee”
LATEST POSITION REGARDING MINIMUM PAY AND FITMENT FORMULA
GOVT INFORMED STAFFSIDE NATIONAL COUNCIL JCM THAT INCREASE IN MINIMUM PAY AND FITMENT FORMULA WILL NOT COME UNDER ANOMALY COMMITTEE ITEM.
During the last 2 – 3 months both print and electronic media are continuously reporting that increase in 7th CPC Minimum Pay and Fitment Factor is under serious consideration of the Govt. and National Anomaly Committee will give its recommendation to Govt. and orders for increased Minimum Pay and Fitment Formula will be given effect from April 2018.
We are reproducing below a letter from Govt. dated 30.10.2017 addressed to Secretary, Staff Side , National Council JCM stating that the demand for increase in Minimum Pay and Fitment Formula will not come under the purview of National Anomaly Committee.
Further Govt. has not yet constituted the HIGH LEVEL COMMITTEE for increasing Minimum Pay and Fitment Formula as assured by the Group of Ministers including Home Minister Sri Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley on 30.06.2016. The so-called Senior Officers Committee has also not discussed this agenda even though staff Side has repeatedly demanded discussion and settlement as per the assurance given by Senior Cabinet Ministers.
Now 17 months are over. 32 lakhs Central Govt. Employees and 33 lakhs Pensioners are being continuously betrayed by the NDA Govt.
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